Australian Herring - Tommy Ruff

Australian Herring - Tommy Rough


  • No minimum size
  • Personal daily bag limit: 40
  • Daily boat limit when 3 or more people on board: 120

Similarities with juvenile Salmon (Salmon Trout)

Australian Herring (Tommy Ruff) look very similar to juvenile Salmon (Salmon Trout). Make sure you know the difference to make sure undersize Salmon are returned to the water.

Juvenile Salmon have:

  • small eyes
  • smooth scales
  • yellow pectoral fin
  • yellow tail with a black edge.

Tommy Ruff have:

  • large eyes
  • rough scales
  • clear/silver pectoral fin
  • silver tail with black tips.

Tommy v salmon

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Page Last Reviewed: 15 Aug 2019
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